Chamber & Community Calendar
Oct
29
Fri
6:00 pm FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
Westfield Lawn BRING A CANNED GOOD TO DONATE! Co-Sponsored by KPRD and Westfield Church.      
Oct
30
Sat
10:00 am Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
  Saturdays from June 5th, 2021 – October 30, 2021 10am-1pm The Putnam Saturday Farmers’ Market is held under the Putnam Riverview Marketplace pavilion located at 18 Kennedy Drive in Putnam, CT. In 2021, our eleventh season, the Market …

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1:00 pm Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Scarecrow Kingdom Join us Halloweekend, for this fun family craft! Bring down your old clothes to Davis Park and help us build a Scarecrow Kingdom! ?? Sponsored by Killingly Parks and Recreation.

Sterling

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Originally part of the long, narrow area called Voluntown, the northern section separated and obtained town privileges from the Connecticut General Assembly on the Second Thursday of May, 1794.  The name given was that of a temporary resident, Dr. John Sterling, who had promised the town a library in return for the honor.  Dr. Sterling failed to make good on his promise, but a library was obtained by soliciting private donations.

The first Town Meeting was held on June 9, 1794, at a home on Sterling Hill.  The first post office was established at Sterling Hill on October 1, 1809.  The American Manufacturing Company, also known as Potter’s Factory, was the first cotton mill in Sterling.  It was situated on Quandock River about the year 1800.  The Sterling Manufacturing Company, located on the Moosup River, was established in 1808.

Throughout its history, Sterling’s economy has developed around two primary industries – farming and manufacturing.  The agricultural industry still thrives in Sterling today.  Unfortunately, the manufacturing industry in Sterling suffered a major setback in March 1980 when the Revere Textile Company plant was completely destroyed by fire.  This conflagration did more than destroy buildings, it destroyed the economic heart of a thriving community.  Almost two hundred jobs were lost due to this fire.  However, Sterling, like the mythological Phoenix, shall rise from the ashes to its former position as a thriving community.  The development of the Town of Sterling Industrial Park was the first step to that rise.

PROFILE
Zip: 06377
Incorporated: 1794
Area: 27.2 square miles
Form of Government: Board of Selectmen / Town Meeting
Mill Rate: 31.5

IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Animal Control(860)774-1253
Assessor(860)564-3030
Fire Department – Oneco(860)564-7425
Fire Department – Sterling(860)564-7435
Fire Marshall(860)564-7836
Library(860)564-2692
Parks & Recreation(860)564-2136
Police(860)779-4900
Selectmen(860)564-2904
Tax Collector(860)564-7563
Town Clerk(860)564-2657
Town Hall(860)564-1660
Transfer Station(860)564-7750
SCHOOLS
Sterling Memorial School(860)564-2728

 



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Chamber & Community Calendar
Oct
29
Fri
6:00 pm FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE Movie Night @ Westfield Congregational Church Lawn
Westfield Lawn BRING A CANNED GOOD TO DONATE! Co-Sponsored by KPRD and Westfield Church.      
Oct
30
Sat
10:00 am Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Putnam Saturday Farmers Market @ Riverview Marketplace Kennedy Drive
  Saturdays from June 5th, 2021 – October 30, 2021 10am-1pm The Putnam Saturday Farmers’ Market is held under the Putnam Riverview Marketplace pavilion located at 18 Kennedy Drive in Putnam, CT. In 2021, our eleventh season, the Market …

Putnam Saturday Farmers Market Read More »

1:00 pm Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Scarecrow Kingdom @ Davis Park
Scarecrow Kingdom Join us Halloweekend, for this fun family craft! Bring down your old clothes to Davis Park and help us build a Scarecrow Kingdom! ?? Sponsored by Killingly Parks and Recreation.
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